Day One Conference - HealthProcure Stream

Agenda

08:00
Registration and welcome coffee

08:50
Opening remarks from the Chair

Kate Harris
CEO
GECA

FUTURE PROCUREMENT
09:00
Procurement’s future reimagined – what’s on your change agenda?
  • A view of disruption and growth from the top and the cross sector disruptors shaping the future
  • The CPO agenda for the future of procurement in order to stay in front of the change curve and maintain relevance

Pauline Rolfe
Associate Director
KPMG Australia

IMPROVING PERFORMANCE AND MANAGING RISKS – A QUESTION OF STRATEGY
09:40
International direct sourcing of medical products - the challenges and benefits
  • Engaging with overseas suppliers
  • Product registration with TGA and quality assurance
  • Social and ethical sourcing including protecting brand reputation
  • Challenges of trade-wars and currency fluctuations
  • Business continuity planning

Dilhan de Silva
GM Strategic Sourcing & Compliance
St John Ambulance Australia

10:10
Quick Fire Technology Showcase – IVALUA
10:20
PANEL DISCUSSION: Improving strategic alliances and communication with your suppliers
  • How can improved partnerships help organisations take full ownership of their health systems?
  • What are the key challenges in building strategic alliances with vendors and suppliers?
  • How can your organisations improve transparency, optimise how their money is spent and get better value from it?
  • How can buyers integrate innovation and technology to improve stakeholders’ partnership?

Panel Moderator:

Kate Harris
CEO
GECA

Panellists:

Dilhan de Silva
GM Strategic Sourcing & Compliance
St John Ambulance Australia

Pauline Rolfe
Associate Director
KPMG Australia

11:00
Morning tea
Winning formulas for procurement technology in health and aged care
11:20
Placing the patient at the core of your procurement
  • Managing costs, improving profitability and increasing capabilities with the patient in mind
  • Technology adoption to stay relevant to changing business needs and improve overall procurement results
  • Creating valuable links by investing in greater end user experience
  • Leveraging all stakeholders’ capabilities and enhancing your procurement value

Margaret Reid
Strategic Procurement Manager
Bolton Clarke

12:00
Panel discussion: Embracing a human centred approach – drive transformation, engage teams, deliver greater patient benefits
  • Driving transformation with change management initiatives
  • Addressing specific leadership behaviours and increasing successful outcomes
  • Engaging your teams by placing the patient at the heart of your business goals
  • Streamlining perceptions, attitudes and behaviours that facilitates collaboration
  • Aligning your procurement and supply chain with the company’s mission, vision and values

Panel Moderator:

Kate Harris
CEO
GECA

Panellists:

Margaret Reid
Strategic Procurement Manager
Bolton Clarke

Mark Neasbey
Director
ACVM

12:40
Lunch
INNOVATION THAT FOSTERS BUSINESS VALUE
13:40
Continuously improving ethical supplier relationships to increase procurement value
  • Identifying and avoiding situations that may provide an opportunity for unethical practices
  • Adapting SRM practices 
  • Accessing the Five-Stage Framework for SRM
  • Applying the framework for continuous ethical and good supplier relationships

René Kling
Program Manager Supply Chain Management
Tasmania University College

14:10
Quick fire technology showcase

Technology Case Study: Workplace transformation and productivity with OlympusTech & Samsung

Adrian Mead
State and Federal Manager
Samsung

Technology Case Study: Snow Software

Kieran Ashe
Enterprise Director ANZ
Snow Software

14:30
Shared services – understanding the procurement capabilities
  • Pinpointing the challenges faced by procurement under shared services or corporate services divisions
  • Improving C-suite understanding of the function’s needs and requirements
  • Setting expectations by communicating the procurement capabilities to corporate services leaders

Anush Avakian
Executive Director – Non-Materiel Procurement – Strategic Policy & Intelligence and ICT
Department of Defence

15:00
Afternoon tea
15:30
CASE STUDY: Agile procurement – responding to fast-paced changes
  • What to do when organisations’ frameworks are slow or not prepared for agile procurement
  • End-to-end approach to agile models
  • Lessons learned when implementing agile procurement
  • Getting support from stakeholders
  • Building an agile culture to engage employees
  • Overview of agile models from an operational level

Michelle Robinson
Director Supplier Development
Department of Justice NSW

Cross-sector procurement trends
16:00
INTERACTIVE DISCUSSION: Public vs. private – exploring the similarities between sectors and what we can learn from each other
  • This interactive session is designed to challenge the concept of differences between procurement practices in the public and the private sectors.
  • The discussion gathers procurement executives with backgrounds in private and public sector to explore the similarities in both.
  • Join us for an investigation of why there is a perception of difference; why public and private sector procurement shouldn’t be different; and what one can learn from the other.

Discussion Moderator:

Bruce Everett
Regional CEO (APAC)
International Association for Contract & Commercial Management

Panellists:

Michelle Robinson
Director Supplier Development
Department of Justice NSW

René Kling
Program Manager Supply Chain Management
Tasmania University College

Glenn Johnston FCIPS (Chartered)
Director, Procurement Sustainability, Group Rail
Transport for NSW

Sandeep Shetty
Head of Supply Chain & Procurement
Bega Cheese

16:40
Closing remarks from the Chair
16:50
End of stream and shared networking drinks with GovProcure delegates